The Land Factor in Mining Gold Reserves in Tanzania.

    After three decades (following inde- pendence) of being overwhelmed by command-economy policies, in the 1980s the Tanzania’s gold mining industry benefited from policy re- forms that started with the economic recovery programmes (ERP). These reforms freed in part the major means of production from state ownership. The accompanying paradigm shift allowed artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM)...

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